Roggenburg, Bavaria

Roggenburg is a municipality in the district of Neu-Ulm in Bavaria in Germany.

Roggenburg
Roggenburg Abbey
Coat of arms of Roggenburg
Coat of arms
Location of Roggenburg within Neu-Ulm district
Roggenburg in NU.svg
Roggenburg is located in Germany
Roggenburg
Roggenburg
Roggenburg is located in Bavaria
Roggenburg
Roggenburg
Coordinates: 48°16′N 10°13′E / 48.267°N 10.217°E / 48.267; 10.217Coordinates: 48°16′N 10°13′E / 48.267°N 10.217°E / 48.267; 10.217
CountryGermany
StateBavaria
Admin. regionSchwaben
DistrictNeu-Ulm
Government
 • MayorMathias Stölzle
Area
 • Total27.41 km2 (10.58 sq mi)
Elevation
512 m (1,680 ft)
Population
 (2019-12-31)[1]
 • Total2,758
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zoneCET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes
89297
Dialling codes07300
Vehicle registrationNU
Websitewww.roggenburg.de

Roggenburg is known for the Roggenburg Abbey, which is used today by the Premonstratensians. An environment and culture center with an overregional commuting area is located near the abbey.

Geographical locationEdit

The municipality lies in the region "Donau-Iller" in central Swabia, approximately 30 km southeast of Ulm and 40 km north of Memmingen. The districts Roggenburg, Biberach and Meßhofen are located on the Biber river, the districts Ingstetten, Schießen and Unteregg at the Osterbach, while Schleebuch is located between these two rivers.

 
Biberach around 1900

PoliticsEdit

Local councilEdit

The council has 14 members plus the major.

ÜWV Schießen FW Meßhofen/Roggenburg WG Biberach WG Ingstetten Total
2002 5 3 4 2 14 seats

External linksEdit

  • "Roggenburg, Bavaria: History of the coat-of-arms" (in German). Haus der Bayerischen Geschichte.
  • Official statistics

ReferencesEdit